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1/30/2018

Alabama North Opens at Lake Guntersville

ATHENS, Ala. – The Alabama North Division of the Open Series will hold its season opener on February 3, 2018, on Lake Guntersville in Scottsboro, AL.

Casey Martin won the opening event last year(02/11/2017) with a five-fish limit that locked in the scales at 21.00 pounds.  Casey took home  $6300 check for the boater division victory.  Jeffery Sanford of Decatur, AL took the victory for the co-anglers with a three-fish limit that went to the scales for 12.28 pounds. Jeffery took home $2420 for the victory in the co-angler division.

The competitors will launch at Goose Pond located in Scottsboro, AL. Anglers may begin fishing at 7:00 a.m. or safe light. The weigh-in will begin at 3 p.m. CST. Registration begins at 4 p.m. at the tournament trailer at Goose Pond, 417 Ed Hembree Drive, Scottsboro, AL. To register for this tournament, click here

To enter, anglers fishing the Boater Division pay $200 with co-anglers paying $100. First place is guaranteed a minimum $5,000 first place for boaters. To learn more about the payout visit http://www.abaopenseries.com/payout.php 

Anglers fishing the Boater Division may weigh in up to five bass, each at least 15 inches long. Co-anglers may weigh in up to three bass. 

In addition to cash and prizes for top finishers, boater and co-angler competitors fishing this tournament and Open Series events throughout the season may also win contingency bonuses from such sponsors as Triton Boats, Mercury Outboards, MotorGuide, T-H Marine, and ABU Garcia. See the manufacturer web sites for specific details on how to qualify for these bonuses.

Event Information:
Host Hotel 
Comfort Inn & Suites 25775
John T. Reid Parkway Scottsboro, AL 35768
256-259-8700
www.comfortinn.com

Registration:

Tournament Trailer located at Goose Pond
417 Ed Hembree Drive
Scottsboro, AL 35768
Registration:
February 2, 2018
4:00-6:30 PM
Meeting: 7:00 PM

Additional Informaton: 
Blast Off:
DAY 1 : 7:00 AM CT
The Bait, Tackle, and Grill at Goose Pond
417 Ed Hembree Dr.
Scottsboro, AL 35769
Weigh In:
DAY 1 : 3:00 PM CT
The Bait, Tackle, and Grill at Goose Pond
417 Ed Hembree Dr.
Scottsboro, AL 35769

Host Dealers: 
Triton Dealer
Duckett Marine LLC
3780 Brashers Chapel Rd
Guntersville, AL 35976
256-660-5400
256-582-3666
Email: boyd@duckettfishing.com, kevin@duckettmarine.com
www.duckettfishing.com

Tournament Manager: Kelli Woods 256-230-5633
Email: kelli@americanbassanglers.com


For Alabama fishing license information go to http://www.outdooralabama.com/freshwater-fishing-license

For more information on this tournament, call Kelli Woods, tournament manager, at 256-230-5633 or ABA at 256-232-0406. Online see  http://www.abaopenseries.com/ .

American Bass Anglers commitment is to provide low cost, close to home tournaments for the weekend angler and at the same time offer each competitor an upward path for individual angler progression. For more information about American Bass Anglers and the American Fishing Tour, the Open Series, the Triton 100% Plus Team Tour, or the American Couples Series visit www.americanbassanglers.com.

American Bass Anglers, Inc. is supported by Triton Boats, Mercury Outboards, Hydrowave, T-H Marine, Abu Garcia, Berkley, Livingston Lures, Best Western Hotels, Garmin, Maui Jim, Power Pole, and GEICO.  American Bass Anglers, Inc. can be contacted at (256) 232-0406 or visit AmericanBassAnglers.com.
 

 

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American Fishing Tour Upcoming Events

2018 Upcoming Schedule

Division     Date Lake Register Link
Louisiana - Shreveport 2/24/2018 Hosston
Georgia - Eufaula 2/24/2018 Lake Eufaula
Texas - Houston 2/24/2018 Canyon Lake
Texas - Wichita Falls 2/24/2018 Nocona
Alabama Central 2/24/2018 Jordan
Arkansas North 2/24/2018 Maumelle
Alabama East Central 2/24/2018 Weiss Lake
South Carolina - Greenwood 2/25/2018 Murray
Texas - Houston 2/25/2018 Canyon Lake
Tennessee Central 2/25/2018 Percy Priest
DFW - Texas 2/25/2018 Grapevine
Texas - Sam Rayburn North 2/25/2018 Sam Rayburn

Plus Team Tour 2018 Schedule

Alabama

Dates Lake/Info Register
3/04/2018 Neely Henry
5/20/2018 Wheeler
7/01/2018 Weiss

Tennessee/Kentucky

2/18/2018 Kentucky
4/22/2018 Kentucky
5/13/2018 Old Hickory
9/23/2018 Kentucky

 

 

 

 

American Couples Series Winter/Spring Events

Tennessee Northeast 3/3/2018 Ft Lound/Tellico Popler Springs
South Carolina 3/3/2018 Lake Murray Lighthouse Marina
Florida Northwest 3/10/2018 Seminole Seminole Lodge
Alabama North 3/10/2018 Guntersville Goosepond
Georgia 3/17/2018 Clarks Hill Mistletoe State Park
Tennessee Northeast 3/17/2018 Chicakamauga Dayton Ramp
Alabama Central 3/17/2018 Lake Mitchell Higgins Ferry
Georgia 3/18/2018 Clarks Hill Mistletoe State Park
North Carolina 3/18/2018 Lake Wylie Southepointe Landing
South Carolina 4/7/2018 Lake Keowee South Cove
Alabama North 4/7/2018 Guntersville Goosepond
Kentucky 4/8/2018 Kentucky Lake Big Bear
Tennessee Northeast 4/14/2018 Watts Bar Blue Springs
Florida Northwest 4/14/2018 Apalachicola River White City
North Carolina 4/15/2018 Lake James Black Bear Landing
Georgia 4/21/2018 Lanier Balus Creek Park
Alabama Central 4/21/2018 Alabama River Swift Creek
Tennessee Northeast 4/28/2018 Melton Hill Melton Hill Dam
South Carolina 4/28/2018 Lake Hartwell Greenpond
Kentucky 4/29/2018 Lake Barkley Kuttawa

Open Series 2018 Upcoming Events

Register Division_Name: Dates: Lake/Info
Virginia 2/24/2018 Kerr
Florida Central 2/24/2018 Kissimmee Chain
South East Texas 2/24/2018 Sam Rayburn
Tennesee Central 2/24/2018 Center Hill
Mississippi 3/03/2018 Columbus Pool
Georgia 3/10/2018 Seminole
Oklahoma 3/10/2018 Arkansas River
Kentucky 3/10/2018 Kentucky Lake
Florida Central 3/17/2018 Harris Chain
South Texas 3/17/2018 Lake Conroe
Alabama North 3/17/2018 Wheeler
North Carolina 3/24/2018 Hickory
Florida South 3/24/2018 Okeechobee
East Texas 3/24/2018 Lake Palestine
Tennesee Central 3/24/2018 Percy Priest
Maryland 3/31/2018 Potomac